'Dear Abby' advice columnist dies at age 94

AP: Pauline Friedman Phillips, who wrote the long-running “Dear Abby” advice column under the name Abigail Van Buren, has died at 94. Publicist Gene Willis says Phillips died Wednesday after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

The column competed for decades with the advice column of Ann Landers, written by her twin sister, Esther Friedman Lederer.

Photo: Abigail Van Buren is shown at the wedding of Maria Shriver Schwarzenegger on April 26, 1986 in Hyannis, Massachusetts. (AP)

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    shit man i’m related to dear abby somehow someway and now she’s dead it’s a hard life son
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    DEAR ABBY DIED?? NO
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